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Meet the New Math, Unlike the Old Math

If we could snap our fingers and change the way math and science are taught in US schools, most of us would. The shortcomings of the current approach …

Who Are The Syrian Rebels?

When it comes to Syria's rebels, the conventional wisdom in Washington has been that there are countless factions with a range of agendas and it's difficult, if not impossible, to know exactly who they are.<p>But ask researchers who've spent two years digging into social media and YouTube videos and …

The New Isolationism: Why the World's Richest Countries Can't Work Together

The West has lost its ability to coordinate solutions to global crises, from Syria to the long recovery following the Great Recession<p>REUTERS<p>In rejecting the use of force in Syria, the British parliament did more than deal a blow to U.S. efforts to organize an international coalition against the …

U.S. filmmaker repeatedly detained at border

Laura Poitras makes award-winning controversial films, and is targeted by the U.S. government as a result<p>Glenn Greenwald<p>April 8, 2012 10:37am (UTC)<p>One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Obama weighs in on race, reluctantly

President Barack Obama’s agitation following the George Zimmerman verdict was apparent to people in the West Wing all week — so it was frustrating, if not surprising, to some in Obama’s circle that he waited nearly a week to express his feelings publicly.<p>Since his reelection, the nation’s first …

PAKISTAN'S BIN LADEN DOSSIER

In Depth<p>The full story of the night Bin Laden was killed, as told by those in the crosshairs.<p>Leaked report obtained by Al Jazeera details Pakistan's inability to defend its borders.<p>Leaked report offers scathing assessment of how al-Qaeda chief was able to evade detection.<p>Leaked documents give a …

Apple says small number of Apple TVs have WiFi issues, opens replacement program

Apple has informed its official retail stores, AppleCare employees, and authorized resellers that a small number of third-generation Apple TV units have WiFi issues. These issues surround not being able to locate a WiFi network, unable to join a network, and dropped or intermittent …

What We Didn't Know About the Start of America's Drone War Killed Thousands

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The details of the bloody back-room deal between Pakistani and American officials that led to the …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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Climate Change Belongs In Classrooms, Say New National Science Education Guidelines

Only 1 in 5 students currently say they understand climate change from what they learned in school.<p>New nationwide science-education standards are coming soon, and they'll include a lesson plan that should help the next generation of youngsters understand the world they will grow up in. These new …